Financial Times : Asia Pacific (36)

Coalition partner keeps Japan's Abe in power — and in check

Buddhist-backed Komeito party has helped curb prime minister's nationalist instincts

Xi Jinping consolidates his power in China

As the Chinese leader tightens his grip, serious economic questions remain

Exile Guo Wengui casts shadow over China's party congress

Former insider offers glimpse into bare-knuckle politics and alleged Chinese corruption

Australia to abandon clean energy target

Echoes of Trump's US energy policy put Canberra's promised emissions cuts in doubt

Asia equities at decade high after latest Wall Street records

Donald Trump to meet Japanese Emperor Akihito in Tokyo

Visit will be part of Asia trip also taking in Beijing, Seoul, Manila and Vietnam

China corruption punishments pick up ahead of party congress

Xi Jinping ally rides infrastructure wave to heart of party power

Chen Min'er's likely promotion seen as barometer of presidential clout

Asean consumer sentiment on the rise again

Indonesians pull up the region with faster growth in income, spending and borrowing

EU to scale back relations with Myanmar's military

Member states suspend invitations to top officers in response to Rohingya crackdown

TSMC founder ready to hand over to next generation

New dual leadership will test world's largest chipmaker as Samsung closes in

Timeline: Seventy years of Indian history

From partition and independence to the rise of Narendra Modi

China's beer industry struggles as generation gap widens

FTCR data highlight challenge for domestic brands as younger Chinese shun beer 

Beijing targets gyms and kindergartens ahead of party congress

As China prepares for Communist showcase, even everyday activities grind to a halt

China's next five years: 'Only Xi is indispensable'

Having strengthened the Communist party, the president will use its congress to cement his position further. But his appetite for reform is uncertain

Dollar slips after inflation data miss forecasts

European bourses circle recent peaks, Wall St set to rise

Nine Hong Kong protesters found guilty over Occupy protests; 11 others admit guilt

Equities test highs while dollar slips ahead of inflation data

Europe makes mixed start near recent record peaks, Asia rally builds

Twenty Hong Kong protesters found guilty over Occupy protests

Daily briefing: Japan's steel scandal, countdown to Mifid II, central bankers lose faith

Kobe Steel chief says further evidence of malpractice could emerge

Public mood turns against Japan's Party of Hope

Yuriko Koike's move to exclude former Democrats from her new party alienates voters

Wanda's Wang Jianlin dethroned from top of China rich list

Hurun report highlights impact of Beijing crackdown on debt-fuelled foreign deals

Public mood turns against Japan's Party of Hope

Yuriko Koike's move to exclude ex-Democrats from her new party has alienated voters

China targets pollution on eve of Xi Jinping's second term

Environmental probes shut dirty businesses and push up commodities ahead of congress

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong begins appeal over corruption sentence

China DataView: Wealthy Chinese investing less, spending more

FTCR data suggest high-income households not reinvesting returns as asset prices rise

Meet Mao Daqing — China's king of co-working

UrWork's founder is riding an entrepreneurial wave

Airbnb cancels Beijing bookings for Communist party congress

Authorities tighten grip on Chinese capital ahead of five-yearly gathering

China and South Korea fail to extend $56bn currency swap

Diplomatic relations tense after instalment of controversial US missile shield

A husband or a degree? India's teenage girls struggle with urban aspirations

More Indian girls are enrolled in schools than ever before, but a web of pressures threatens to dislodge their education at any time

Nepali women on their period sent out in the cold

'Chhaupadi', the practice of banishing menstruating girls, is divisive and potentially dangerous

Our community loves boys more.' Armenia's missing girls

The implications of a skewed sex ratio for women's health, as well as the national economy and security, are profound

Hong Kong leader outlines homeowner scheme in first policy address

Hong Kong football fans defy Beijing with anthem jeers

Boos come despite new Chinese law mandating punishment for disrespecting national song

Vietnam's domestic airline industry takes off

Investment in airport capacity is needed to fuel further growth

North Korea hacked war blueprint, says Seoul lawmaker

Trove of classified military documents believed to have been stolen last year